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Diet Coke And Diabetes 2

Discussion in 'Weight Loss and Dieting' started by azad1983, Jun 25, 2018.

  1. azad1983

    azad1983 Type 2 · Member

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    I'm not really fond of fizzy drinks or sodas but occasionally I like to have a glass or half diet coke. Any advice in long term effects please folk?
  2. ally1

    ally1 Type 2 · Expert

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    I drink zero coke and find that is ok but find diet lemonade a big no
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  3. sarah_chadwick

    sarah_chadwick Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I only drink them if out and I just don't fancy a cup of tea or water, no harm in the odd one or two, but I would get a headache and feel bloated if I had more than that or on a regular basis.
  4. wiflib

    wiflib Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    I drink sugar free stuff with impunity. There are lots of theories about it, one being it encourages a sweet tooth and could possibly cause an insulin response. It’s up to you to decide what you believe.

    Quick tip, don’t get the stuff from a pump. Not only is the stuff vile but it’s likely to be dispensed from tubes holding the sugar stuff. If you’re not sure, use your meter to test.
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